|Greener Than You Think - Ward Moore|
LibriVox recording of Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore. Read by Lee Elliott. Do you remember reading a panic-mongering news story a while back about genetically engineered “Frankengrass” “escaping” from the golf course where it had been planted? That news story was foreshadowed decades previously in the form of prophetic fiction wherein a pushy salesman, a cash-strapped scientist, and a clump of crabgrass accidentally merge forces with apocalyptic consequences...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction
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|The Ethical Engineer - Harry Harrison|
LibriVox recording of The Ethical Engineer, by Harry Harrison. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). The Ethical Engineer also known as “Deathworld II” finds our hero Jason dinAlt captured to face justice for his crimes, but the ever-wily gambler crashes his transport on a primitive planet populated by clans that hoard knowledge. It’s a difficult situation for a guy who just wants to get back to Pyrrus...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; harrison; deathworld; adventure
Downloads: 40,938 (4 reviews)
|The Moon and the Sixpence - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of The Moon and the Sixpence, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Termin Dyan. This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti, where he eventually dies of leprosy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gauguin, artist
Downloads: 13,538 (6 reviews)